On the Move
Has been named executive director of Clemson University’s Erwin Center for Brand Communications. Hildebrand helped to develop the Erwin Center’s first digital-marketing course and taught for three years. She previously worked at Escendance LLC and held positions at EP+Co. She earned a degree in journalism and advertising management from Ohio University.
Mark A. Clark
Has been elected chairman of the Greenville Airport Commission, which owns and operates the Greenville Downtown Airport (GMU), the busiest general aviation airport in South Carolina.
Has joined Colliers International as the marketing coordinator in Spartanburg. Fenlon is a graduate of the University of Northern Michigan with a Bachelor of Arts in public relations and English. Fenlon has worked with several digital-marketing companies as well as independent software vendors.
Jack Netter Smith
Has joined Flagship Properties’ commercial division. Smith is currently attending Furman University studying business administration. Smith is a current member of the Greater Greenville Association of Realtors. Smith will assist the Flagship sales and leasing team in financial analytics, market research, feasibility studies, and marketing of investment properties.
Has joined FinTrust Capital Advisors as a financial planner. Payne earned her master’s degree at Appalachian State University, as well as her CPA/PFS and CFP certifications.
Thomas, Fisher, Sinclair & Edwards, P.A. has announced that Randy E. Fisher, Thomas G. Sinclair, Matthew B. Edwards, and Jeffrey K. Gurney were selected by their peers for inclusion in Greenville Business Magazine’s 2018 Legal Elite of the Upstate. Fisher, Sinclair, Edwards, and Gurney are listed in the practice area of taxes and estate. Fisher is also listed in the practice area of business litigation, and Edwards is also listed as the top vote recipient in the practice area of corporate law, mergers & acquisitions.
RETAIL & HOSPITALITY
At the national Pizza Inn convention, Greenville Pizza Inn franchisee Amanda Cartegine received a lifetime achievement award for her dedication and consistency in demonstrating the highest-quality products and services for the brand. Daven Acker, a Spartanburg franchisee, also received an award for his leadership roles on the Pizza Inn Franchise Association and Advertising Council.
Holder Electric Supply recently celebrated its 50th year of business. The company was established in 1968 by Edward Paul Holder and is owned today by his son, Edward Paul “Ed” Holder Jr. Holder Electric Supply is a full-service wholesale electrical distributor. Holder also services home builders, remodelers, and design companies through The Gallery of Lighting Showroom, which was recently voted the best lighting store in the Upstate for the third year in a row.